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OUR PEOPLE

Ā, ui mai ki a au, he aha te mea nui o te ao?
Then ask myself, what is the most important thing in the world?

He tangata, he tangata, he tangata
It is people, it is people, it is people

Our people at Whakaata Māori are critical to our success as Aotearoa-New Zealand’s Indigenous broadcaster.
Learn more about the leaders guiding our waka.


Te Rūnanga Kaiwhakatere o Whakaata Māori

Board of Directors

Jamie Tuuta

Toihau

Board Chair

Peter-Lucas Jones

Toihau Tuarua

Deputy Chair

Whetu Fala

Kaiwhakatere

Director

Kingi Kiriona

Kaiwhakatere

Director

Dr. Reuben Collier MNZM

Kaiwhakatere

Director

Tiwana Tibble

Kaiwhakatere

Director

Anahera Higgins

Kaiwhakatere

Director

Te Pae Urungi

Senior Leadership Team
Shane Taurima
Kaihautū
Chief Executive
Dr Hinurewa Poutu
Kaiurungi Reo
Director of Te Reo Māori
Andrew McNaughton
Kaiurungi Hangarau
Director of Technology and Operations
Maramena Roderick
Kaiurungi Whakatairanga
Director of Audience and Partnerships
Hiria Pointon
Kaiurungi Whakahaere
Chief of Staff
Maria Barlow
Kaiurungi Kaupapa
Director of Content
Sumeet Bhanot
Kaiurungi Tahua
Director of Finance

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